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Request a Book - Video

Request a Book - Steps

Why request a book in Omni?
  • The book you want is checked out or unavailable. Request the book in order to have it delivered from another library.
  • The book you want is available at a different Durham College or Ontario Tech Library location. Request the book in order to have it delivered to your preferred Library location. 
  • Request a book to be delivered to your home (within Canada only). 
How to request a book in Omni 

Find the book you want in Omni. (If you cannot find the book you want in Omni, request it using the Interlibrary Loan form).

Click on any of the following to go to the item's record:

  • The title
  • Not available locally, click for more options 
  • Available at [location]

Go to the How to get it section. Select Sign in.  

You will be prompted to log in with your Network ID. 

Depending on the availability of the book, you will see an option to Request or Get it from another library.  Select whichever of those two options that you see. Both will lead you to a form.

The Request form appears when the book is available from the Ontario Tech / Durham College Library collections. Complete the short form and select Send Request

The How to get it from another library form appears when the book is not available at Ontario Tech / Durham College Library. Complete the form and select Send Request.

You will receive an email when:

  • the book is available for pickup;
  • the book cannot be provided as requested; or
  • staff require further information

If you have questions or require further assistance, please contact

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